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Steelers-Ravens, Texans-Colts: Open thread and gambling picks

Start the final week of the regular season here

Indianapolis Colts v Houston Texans
C.J. Stroud vs Colts Week 2
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We begin Week 18, the final week of the regular season, with a doubleheader on Saturday where a lot of playoff implications are on the line.

The Pittsburgh Steelers face the Baltimore Ravens where the Steelers must win to keep their postseason hopes alive. Meanwhile, the Indianapolis Colts host the Houston Texans and the winner earns a playoff spot and has a chance at taking home the AFC South title if the Jacksonville Jaguars lose on Sunday.

Steelers-Ravens will kickoff at 1:30 p.m. PT while Texans-Colts will be at 5:15 p.m. PT and both games will air on ESPN or ABC. DraftKings Sportsbook is offering gambling lines and prop bets for tonight’s action as the spread, total and moneylines are listed below.


  • Spread: PIT -3.5
  • O/U: 35
  • PIT ML: -192
  • BAL ML: +160

Injury report


  • Out: no players listed
  • Doubtful: no players listed
  • Questionable: DB Trenton Thompson (neck), FS Minkah Fitzpatrick (knee) and LB Elandon Roberts (pectoral)


  • Out: QB Lamar Jackson (rest), WR Odell Beckham Jr. (rest), LB Malik Harrison (groin), CB Marlon Humphrey (calf), CB Daryl Worley (shoulder/ankle) and G Kevin Zeitler (knee/quad/coach decision)
  • Doubtful: WR Zay Flowers (calf)
  • Questionable: CB Ronald Darby (illness), S Kyle Hamilton (questionable), CB Arthur Maulet (hip), CB Brandon Stephens (ankle), WR Tylan Wallace (knee), S Ar’Darius Washington (pectoral)

According to The Weather Channel, the forecast calls for 40 degrees, a 100 percent chance of rain and 14 mph winds in Baltimore.


  • Spread: HOU -1.5
  • O/U: 47.5
  • HOU ML: -122
  • IND ML: +102

Injury report


  • Out: WR Noah Brown (back) and DE Jonathan Greenard (ankle)
  • Doubtful: no players listed
  • Questionable: DE Will Anderson Jr. (ankle), FB Andrew Beck (calf), DT Maliek Collins (hip), DT Sheldon Rankins (ankle), OT Laremy Tunsil (groin) and WR Robert Woods (hip)


  • Out: no players listed
  • Doubtful: no players listed
  • Questionable: C Ryan Kelly (ankle), DB Curtis Lammons (ankle), G Quenton Nelson (ankle), CB Kenny Moore II (back), RB Zack Moss (forearm) and OT Braden Smith (knee)

Since Lucas Oil Stadium has a roof, weather will not be a factor.

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